Green Thumb Classes

The Green Thumb Gardening Series offers residents of Hampton Roads classes, workshops, and tours in partnership with VCE Master Gardeners of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach. A new series of five classes starts every year in April and runs through mid-May, The schedule for 2022 will be published as soon as it is available.

Here are some helpful links that can help you with you gardening questions. 

Vegetable Planting Guide and Recommended Planting Dates

Companion Planting

Air Purifying Indoor House Plants

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